This collection of bead jewelry draws on the beauty of Chinese knots for its inspiration. Knotting is an ancient art form in China and is often formed with silk cords both for practical and decorative purposes. The intricate designs of these knots are often used to add interest and elegance in the decoration of functional objects.
The double coin knot which the main focus of this collection of jewelry is so named as it looks like two overlapping traditional Chinese coins. These coins are round but have a square hole in the middle. As the knot is perfectly symmetrical, it also connotes double perfection. Coins of course, denote money and in this aspect, Chinese merchants often carry these knots about their person in the belief that it will bring prosperity.
The Princess Solitaire Ring takes as its inspiration the same octagonal crystal element. The beauty of the crystal takes pride of place as the only stone for the ring. Bezelled in right angle weave, the ring is the perfect accompaniment to your Double Coin Knotlection jewelry. Wear it with the collection; wear it on its own. Day or night, the Princess Solitaire is guaranteed to draw you compliments.
The Double Coin Knot Princess Solitaire Ring Tutorial Booklet